Associate Professor, Music
Music Bldg, Room 248
The University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music (BM, 1999)
Boston University (MM, 2005)
Boston University (DMA, 2009)
Miguel Ángel Felipe (he/him/his) joined University of Arizona in 2018 as Associate Professor of Music, having held appointments at the University of Hawai‘i at MÄnoa (2011–18), Boston Universtiy (ad interim, 2017–18), Oberlin College & Conservatory (2010–11), Mount Holyoke College (2009–10), and The Boston Conservatory (2004–2010). He also serves as Vice President of the National Collegiate Choral Organization (2016—). From 2004–11, he was Artistic Director of the Boston Choral Ensemble, and was Artistic Director of the International Meeting on Choral Music at the University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil for the 2010 and 2011 seasons. He has led and workshopped community choirs from around the country and has served as a clinician, presenter, and adjudicator around the US, SE Asia, and Europe.
As a researcher and teacher, Felipe's research interests focus on choral innovations in Indonesia and Southeast Asia, on concepts of choral societies' influence in cultural development, and on conducting pedagogy. His editorial work has appeared in choral editions published by Carus Verlag, Germany; Earthsongs; and Hinshaw Music.
Dr. Felipe is a proud member of the American Choral Directors Association, Chorus America, the National Collegiate Choral Organization, the College Music Society, the International Federation for Choral Music, and Pi Kappa Lambda, the national music honor society. He holds degrees from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and Boston University.